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Room ideas with fuschia walls

Updated February 21, 2017

A fuschia is a flowering plant whose natural colour is a bright pink to purple. This colour works well as an accent or as a main wall colour to brighten up the rooms in your home. Use the colour on one accent wall or on all four walls to bring the vibrant colour of spring into your living space. Fuschia goes well with primary colours, and primary colour accessories can really make your fuschia walls stand out.

Wainscoting

Paint the upper walls of your room solid fuscia and the wainscoting below in fuschia and white stripes. Paint window and door trims in a satin finish white, and add a white silk love seat to the room. Strew the love seat with fuschia watered silk throw pillows, or toss a solid fuschia wool blanket over the love seat. Lay a soft lighter fuschia rug on the floor, and spruce up white or metal base lamps with matching fuschia shades.

Block Wall

Paint one wall in a light fuschia and the other three walls white. Paint two bookcases in a darker fuschia shade, and place one against the fuschia wall and the other against a white wall. Choose an accent colour, such as lavender for foam scatter chairs and lounges. Mount a darker purple mirror on another white wall and purple wall sconces with white candles high on the fuschia wall. Hang a row of fuschia plants in a window.

Oak

Make your fuschia walls stand out by decorating your room with warm-toned oak furniture. An oak mission bench against a wall makes both the furniture stain and wall colour very prominent. Add oak wooden shades or inside shutters to your windows to continue the oak theme. Weave fuschia ribbon through the shades or shutters as a colourful accent. Upholster the seats of oak chairs with a lighter fuschia material. An oak coffee table with a fuschia runner completes your room.

Accents

Your fuschia walls become the focal point of the room when you decorate with primary and neutral colour accents. Cover the floor with a cotton rug whose light colour just barely hints at lavender. A plush grey seating arrangement and grey slate hearth and mantel morph from visual targets into accent pieces. A dried floral centrepiece with white roses, green leaves and fuschia straw flowers decorates the mantel while soft cream throw pillows make the seating arrangement comfortable.

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Mary McNally has been writing and editing for over 13 years, including publications at Cornell University Press, Larson Publications and College Athletic Magazines. McNally also wrote and edited career and computer materials for Stanford University and Ithaca College. She holds a master's degree in career development from John F. Kennedy University and a bachelor's degree from Cornell University in counseling.